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Early Gig Harbor steamboats

Lucile Saunders McDonald

Early Gig Harbor steamboats

based on the journals of Emmett E. Hunt

by Lucile Saunders McDonald

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Published by Mostly Books in Gig Harbor, WA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Gig Harbor (Wash.),
  • Washington (State),
  • Gig Harbor,
  • Gig Harbor.
    • Subjects:
    • Hunt, Emmet E., ca. 1857-1933.,
    • Steamboats -- Washington (State) -- Gig Harbor -- History.,
    • Navigation -- Washington (State) -- Gig Harbor.,
    • Gig Harbor (Wash.) -- Commerce.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Lucile McDonald ; drawings by James A. Cole.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsVK25.G55 M34 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination72 p. :
      Number of Pages72
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2101940M
      ISBN 100939116138
      LC Control Number88150978

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